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November 5th

Pistner successfully harvested cow elk Monday

November 5, 2014

Jason Pistner was the first of the three hunters from St. Marys drawn for a license in this year's elk hunt, and the 16-year-old was also the first to fill his tag this week, harvesting a cow elk on Monday morning while hunting in the Dents Run area.
Pistner has been entering the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk license drawing since he started hunting in 2012.

Baker bags 7x11 trophy bull

November 5, 2014

QUEHANNA – The anticipation was building at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk check station late Wednesday morning as word spread that a large bull had been harvested and was being transported there to be processed. A small crowd was waiting when it finally arrived around noon, and the 7x11 bull was well worth the wait.
Robert Baker of Worthington was the lucky hunter, and he had harvested the animal around 7 a.m. that morning while hunting with a friend in Elk Hunt Zone 11, which is located primarily in Clearfield County.

Subdivisions approved by Fox Township supervisors

November 5, 2014

FOX TWP. – Two subdivisions were approved at the Fox Township Supervisors monthly meeting Wednesday night

November 4th

Significant voter turnout in Elk County

November 5, 2014

RIDGWAY – With a high-profile governor's race on the ballot, Elk County had a high voter turnout with 44.35 percent of the registered voters coming out to vote.
York County businessman Tom Wolf ousted incumbent Republican Governor Tom Corbett soundly Tuesday. The Democrat could not carry Elk County, however, as Corbett got 4,420 votes to Wolf's 4,115. There were 31 write-in votes as well. Pennsylvania law was changed in 1968 to allow for consecutive gubernatorial terms. Corbett is the first Pennsylvania governor to be denied re-election since the law was changed.

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Learn

November 5, 2014

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Learn, 82, of Omaha, Neb. and formerly of St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha after a short illness.
She was born on Friday, Nov. 13, 1931, a daughter of the late Francis and Irene Miller Ehrensberger. On Dec. 31, 1956 in Queen of the World Church, she married Thomas J. Learn, who preceded her in death.
Betty graduated from St. Marys High School in 1949 and was active in many social activities in Omaha.

Lady Crusaders fall to Maplewood in PIAA opening round

November 4, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders saw their season come to an end with a 3-0 loss to the Maplewood Lady Tigers in the opening round of the PIAA Class A volleyball playoffs. A number of parents and fans also made the trek to Cochranton High School to cheer on the Lady Crusaders. Maplewood, the District 10 champion, won in straight sets, 25-20, 25-13, and 25-12.

Thomas Jefferson eliminates Lady Dutch volleyball

November 4, 2014

The Thomas Jefferson Jaguars ended the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball season Tuesday night in the first round of the PIAA Class AA Tournament.
The Jaguars defeated the Lady Dutch 3-0 (25-14, 25-14 and 25-7).

VIDEO: Democrat Wolf Ousts Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett: NBC

November 4, 2014

VIDEO: Democrat Wolf Ousts Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett: NBC
Tom Corbett, NBC projected, Pennsylvania Democratic businessman Tom Wolf has unseated the state’s Republican governor. 65-year-old Wolf, poured his personal fortune into the race and hammered the governor over declining education spending. Corbett, also 65 and a blunt former prosecutor, trailed Wolf badly in most pre-election polls.

VIDEO: The Midterm Election Races to Watch

November 4, 2014

VIDEO: The Midterm Election Races to Watch
Bloomberg -- Eurasia Group's Corey Boles, Bloomberg Business Week's Josh Green and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the midterm elections with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."

November 3rd

Council puts the brakes to free holiday parking

November 3, 2014

Free holiday parking was not on City Council's Christmas list this year.
On Monday evening St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Outreach Coordinator Ashley O'Dell requested free holiday parking throughout downtown beginning on Friday, Nov. 28 through Wednesday, Dec. 24 as well as during Light Up Night on Friday, Nov. 21 from 5-8 p.m., however council voted down a motion on the issue.
Council members Greg Gebauer and Sally Geyer were the lone two voters approving parking for the entire holiday season.

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